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Course Details

Course Code: HIST122 Course ID: 3043 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is a study of the history and culture of the Western world, from the beginnings of Europe's Early Modern Period to the present. It covers the major political, social, economic, religious and cultural developments, since the thirty years war.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Identify significant people and events in Western civilization from approximately 1600 to the present day.
  2. Describe the political, social, and economic evolution of various European nations from approximately 1600 to the present day.
  3. Explain the intellectual and philosophical movements and ideas that greatly impacted the Western world from approximately 1600 to the present day.
  4. Summarize the causes of key political events such as the French Revolution, World War I, World War II and the Cold War and their short and long-term effects on Western civilization.
  5. Illustrate the underlying reasons for tensions between the Western world and other areas (Middle East, Africa, etc.) in the years after the Thirty Years War.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Identify significant people and events in Western civilization from approximately 1600 to the present day.
  2. Describe the political, social, and economic evolution of various European nations from approximately 1600 to the present day.
  3. Explain the intellectual and philosophical movements and ideas that greatly impacted the Western world from approximately 1600 to the present day.
  4. Summarize the causes of key political events such as the French Revolution, World War I, World War II and the Cold War and their short and long-term effects on Western civilization.
  5. Illustrate the underlying reasons for tensions between the Western world and other areas (Middle East, Africa, etc.) in the years after the Thirty Years War.
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 
Book Title:A Concise Survey of Western Civilization: Supremacies and Diversities throughout History, Vol. 2 1500-Present, 2nd ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781442237735
Publication Info:Lib
Author:Pavlac, Brian
Unit Cost:$34.38
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.